Committee Reports::Report - Misuse of Drugs Bill, 1973 ::03 December, 1975::Proceedings of the Joint Committee



Dé Céadaoin, 3 Nollaig, 1975.

Wednesday, 3rd December, 1975.

1. Chruinnigh an Coiste ar 4.30 p.m.

2. Comhaltaí i Láthair.

Bhí na comhaltaí seo a leanas i láthair:—

An Teachta Barra Deasún (sa Chathaoir), an tAire Sláinte, na Teachtaí Ó Broin, Esmonde, Aodh Mac Giobúin, Ó hEochaidh, Ní Ógáin Uí Uiginn, Fearghas Ó Briain, Ó Conaill, Ó Tuathail agus de Uidheas.

3. An Bille a Bhreithniú.

D’athchrom an Coiste ar an mBille a bhreithniú.

(i) Alt 2.

Thairg an Teachta Ó hEochaidh an leasú seo a leanas an 26 Samhain:

“To delete subsection (6).”

Aontaíodh an leasú.

Tairgeadh leasú (An Teachta Ó Broin):

“In page 5, after line 43, to insert the following subsection:

‘Where the Government consider that there are grounds for making an order under this section and that the circumstances require that the order be made as a matter of urgency, the Government shall make a temporary order and such order shall remain in force for a period of ninety days unless before the expiration of that period, a resolution approving of the order has been passed by each House of the Oireachtas.’”

Tarraingíodh siar an leasú, faoi chead.

Aontaíodh an t-alt, mar a leasaíodh.

(ii) Alt nua.

Tairgeadh leasú (An Teachta Ó hEochaidh):

“In page 5 to insert the following new section before section 3.

‘3.—(1) Subject to section 4 (3) of this Act a person shall not have a Category I or Category II controlled drug or apparatus commonly used for its injection in his possession.

(2) Subject to section 4 (3) of this Act a person shall not administer to himself or any other person a Category I or Category II controlled drug.

(3) A person who contravenes the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offence.’”

Tharla Díospóireacht.

Cuireadh breithniú breise ar an mBille ar athló.

4. Athlá.

Chuaigh an Coiste ar athló ar 6.10 p.m. go dtí 7.45 p.m., Dé Céadaoin, 10 Nollaig, 1975.